Events

November 22 - 28, 2019

Friday, November 22

Cardio Challenge

Cardio fitness challenge with Maria McFarland.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Actively Aging

A fun, challenging class for seniors and beginners. Building strength, balance, stability, and confidence. With Barbra Smith.

Coffee with the Chief

Come for conversations and coffee with Oak Bluffs Police Chief Erik Blake.

Felt Board Story Time

This program is geared toward preschool children.

Tai Chi & Tea

Qi Gong and Yang-style Taijiquan with Diane Crane. All skill levels are welcome.

Toddler Time

Songs and a story just for busy walking toddlers and their caregivers.

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

MV Vegan Society Healthy Foods Giveaway

The Martha’s Vineyard Vegan Society is back with their monthly food distribution and an informative talk on how to eat a healthy, plant-based diet. One bag...

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Game Time

We have VR Wii, cards, board games, and laptops ready and waiting during this open gaming time. Bring a friend or come meet a new one. Ages 8 and above.

Barre

Combines pilates, yoga, and ballet to give you beautiful, sculpted, lean muscles-without the impact and injuries dancers endure.

Glow Bowling

Join us for fun under the black lights. 21+ after 9 p.m.

Pre-Holiday Palooza

First event of the season to shop and save early.

Nic Cage Movie Night

Join our guest host Colin for a raucous viewing of a movie featuring the fascinating cult persona Nicolas Cage. Pop-up video style, with fun facts shared...

Yearly Membership Drive

Come be part of our great community organization. You are invited to join our open enrollment membership drive (Membership valid until the end of 2020). We...

CANCELED - Wicked Good Musical Revue

A delightful evening of music and song presented by some of the Vineyard's best performers. Audiences return to the Playhouse time and time again to brighten...

Multi-Arts Evening

PathwaysARTS hosts a multi-arts event with past recipients of Martha's Vineyard Cultural Council Grants - for an evening of songwriting, music, artist talks...

Theater: Bye Bye Birdie

Presented by the students of the Oak Bluffs School and directed by Taffy McCarthy with music by Brian Weiland.

Live Music: Blue Switch Band

All blues all the time, one of best little bands you've never heard of.

Live Music: Lando Calrissian

A random band. Featuring Ricky Prime, Mike Parker, Hudson, Pinto and Phil.

Saturday, November 23

Zumba

A fusion of Latin and International dance moves that create a dynamic and exciting cardio workout.

Acrylic Painting

​We have everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph that you would like to paint. Don't be afraid. Join us...

All Day Coffee

Stop by the library for a cup of coffee and some conversation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Aquinnah Library.

Children's Ceramic Exploration

In this class, with Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta, we will explore various techniques in hand building. From decorative planters to dragons to mugs,...

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Fire Cider Tasting & Herbal Mocktail Class

Join Laurisa Rich for a fire cider tasting. Participants of Fire Cider on the Farm are welcome to return to the farm kitchen with their fire cider for a...

Gold & Diamond Buying Event

Earn cash for your gold and diamonds during our one-day buying event. 20% more value if you select CB Stark store credit. This is a great time to clean out...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Open Center

Join the Family Center on Saturday mornings for Open Center. Open Center is a weekend opportunity for families and caregivers to utilize the newly renovated...

Tech Help Drop-In

Our Technology Librarian can (maybe) help with your device. Call to sign up for a 30-minute slot.

Collage Workshop

PathwaysARTS presents a three session community Collage Workshop led by local artist, Cheyanne Vandall. Bring your cut-out pictures, photographs, poetry...

Cooking with Carolina: Sushi Rolls

Carolina demonstrates how to make handmade sushi rolls. Cooking show format with tasting at the end.

Family Crafts

These age-appropriate crafts are free and open to the public. Please visit the WT Library's online calendar for weekly craft listings.

Lego Club

The library will be hosting its monthly Lego Club for all ages. Various sizes of Legos will be provided to suit various age groups.

Library Playdate

Come play at the library with toys and friends. Toddlers and pre-K aged children and their caregivers can join us for unstructured play and casual reading in...

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Storytime

Bring your little ones to enjoy stories with our Children's Librarian.

Drop-In Crafts

Come get crafty with us. All supplies provided.

Duck Day

Celebrate the waterfowl and hunting history of Long Point Wildlife Refuge with The Trustees. Decorate your own duck decoy, woodland trail "duck hunt," duck...

Holiday Gift Show

Celebrate the holiday season while supporting Island artists and Featherstone. The perfect holiday shopping destination with gifts for everyone (and...

MET Opera Live: Akhnaten

Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor...

Be the Maker: Handcrafted Holiday Cards

Explore printmaking, collage, stamping and more in this festive hands-on workshop hosted by Island artist Jennifer Burkin. Using a variety of materials,...

Book Talk: There You Are

Author and Island resident Mathea Morais will read and discuss her debut novel There You Are. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Ms. Morais...

Kids Can Cook

Sign up your future sous chef for these hands-on cooking classes. Every class will feature a different kitchen skill and recipes. Menus TBA. Ages 6 and up,...

Open House: Solviva Tribal Rugs Gallery

Learn about the tribal mountain people of old Persia, and see the exquisite hand-knotted rugs they created several generations ago. Refreshments will be served.

Wreath Workshop

Please join us in the green house to create a custom fall (or winter) wreath. Choose from a grapevine or brass wreath form and design to your liking with...

All-Ages Chess

All ages, all levels chess. Will include untimed chess, timed chess, speed chess, and blitz chess.

Dungeons and Dragons Adventurers League

Hosted by Keith Healy and Vivian Surprenant. For ages 13 to 18.

Climate Solutions: Adapt to the Impacts

Elizabeth Durkee, Oak Bluffs’ Conservation Agent, will speak about adapting to the impacts that the climate crisis will have on the Island. Sea level rise,...

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

Evening Out

The Edgartown PTA is sponsoring an evening out with a silent auction beginning at 4:30 p.m. and music with the fabulous Joanne Cassidy from 6 to 9 p.m. Come...

Glow Bowling

Join us for fun under the black lights. 21+ after 9 p.m.

CANCELED - Wicked Good Musical Revue

A delightful evening of music and song presented by some of the Vineyard's best performers. Audiences return to the Playhouse time and time again to brighten...

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Theater: Bye Bye Birdie

Presented by the students of the Oak Bluffs School and directed by Taffy McCarthy with music by Brian Weiland.

Live Music

Our local favorites Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish followed by The Jaywalkers. Bring your dancing shoes and your friends.

Sunday, November 24

Barre

Combines pilates, yoga, and ballet to give you beautiful, sculpted, lean muscles-without the impact and injuries dancers endure.

St. Andrew's Day & Full Parish Meeting

There will be one service that day, and then we’ll celebrate with our traditional Potluck Brunch and rich fellowship. After we eat we’ll gather together in...

Hunter Schooling Show

Join us for another fun schooling show. All are welcome. Course is set, so come in and practice this week. This is an unjudged event and a great opportunity...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Sunday Worship

This I Believe IV - Jennifer Knight and members of the Congregation. As UUs at the UUSMV, we share common principles and a mission to foster community...

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Open Writing Hours

With Noepe Center for the Arts. Open to anyone looking for a quiet space to write. Get away from your phone, your laundry (even your kids) and join fellow...

CANCELED - Wicked Good Musical Revue

A delightful evening of music and song presented by some of the Vineyard's best performers. Audiences return to the Playhouse time and time again to brighten...

Talk: Ghetto to Ghetto

The language of the Jewish and black ghettos have enriched the wider American vernacular, according to this pop-linguistics book. An intriguing romp for...

Theater: Bye Bye Birdie

Presented by the students of the Oak Bluffs School and directed by Taffy McCarthy with music by Brian Weiland.

Barn Buddies

Join the MV Family Center at the Ag Hall for Barn Buddies. This is an open playgroup for families and caregivers of children 0 to 8. The MV Family Center...

Community Poetry Reading

The library will host its biannual Community Poetry Reading featuring community members reading their own poems and/or the poems of others. Help keep the...

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Opera Night

Listen to the world's favorite arias and duets while enjoying the Vineyard's finest Italian cuisine. With Jenny Friedman, soprano; David Behnke, baritone;...

Holy Rock + Roll Revival

Brothers Sean and Griffin McMahon provide as much music as they do comedic relief on this feel good night. Prepare to be impressed.

Gold Pin Bowling

If the gold pin shows up as the head pin, and you bowl a strike, you instantly win one free bowling game and shoe rental, redeemable during a subsequent...

Monday, November 25

Interval Cardio

A cardio and strength mixture with surprise interval combinations, for all levels with Maria McFarland.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Mindfulness Meditation

A meditation study group that uses guided meditation, silence and participant sharing to explore the principles and practices of mindfulness. No experience...

Play with Me Playgroup

Parent/child activity with a focus on how children learn through play with the MV Family Center. This is a facilitated playgroup, no registration is required.

The Great Courses: The Aging Brain

Growing older may be inevitable, but mental decline is not. Learn what science has to say about how your brain changes over time. Join us for two 30 minute...

Actively Aging

A fun, challenging class for seniors and beginners. Building strength, balance, stability, and confidence. With Barbra Smith.

Traditional Storytime

Come join us for children's traditional storytime. Come sing songs and listen to stories. Best for ages 3 and up.

Balance: Chi Kung, Yoga & Breath

With Kanta Lipsky. We will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance.

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Pickleball Beginner's Clinic

We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with taped lines if needed. All courts are inside and available for...

Beading: The Art of Knotting

Come experiment with beads and learn the art of knotting with Lucinda Sheldon. Techniques taught include choosing appropriate stringing materials, finishing...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

 Workshop: Felted Pouches

Create a small pouch for yourself or a friend. Think pencil pouch, eyeglass case, cell phone case, change purse or even a small journal cover. Students will...

Martha's Vineyard Children's Chorus Rehearsals

Contact marthasvineyardchildrenschorus@gmail.com with any questions.

Refuge Recovery

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation for the recovery...

Stability Ball & Weights

Using big swiss balls and weights, this class will include balance, toning, and mobility work, and it will strengthen your core, arms, and glutes. With Emily...

Yoga

It is a chance for beginners who are curious about yoga to start with the basics or for someone with a deep practice to explore slow, long-held poses and...

Cornhole

Weekly blind draw. We will find you a partner. Registration and practice from 5:45 to 6:20 p.m. Bags fly at 6:30 p.m.

Monday Night at the Movies

November is Alfred Hitchcock month. This week's film is Notorious with Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman.

Talk: Rembrandt Has Left the Building

Learn how two screenwriters solved the nearly 30-year-old art heist at Boston’s Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum (and why they had to turn this historic event...

West Tiz Book Club

This month’s book will be The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict. Join us for an evening of lively and casual conversation. This group is facilitated by Susan...

Board Game Night

Come join the local Board Game Club that meets every Monday night in the upstairs space at The Barn. Anyone is welcome. Board games vary from week to week.

Buzzed Bar Bingo

Play some Bingo and watch Monday Night Football.

Tuesday, November 26

Zumba

A fusion of Latin and International dance moves that create a dynamic and exciting cardio workout.

Pilates

Floor Barre meets Pilates with total body conditioning with Liz Maclellan.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Discussion Group

Open discussion of exciting and often controversial topics.

Mindfulness Meditation

We are a meditation study group that uses guided meditation, silence and participant sharing to explore the principles and practices of mindfulness. All...

Tom Maley Life Drawing

This group met for many years at the home of Tom Maley and now they meet at Featherstone for two hours each Tuesday morning. New participants are welcome....

Oak Bluffs COA Walking Club

With Sandy Blythe and Lloyd Henke. Meets at OBCOA and walk to various locations in our beautiful town. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable shoes.

Adult Community Dance Class

Move and groove with The Yard. The Yard’s Director of Island Programs and Education, Jesse Keller Jason, makes every(body) feel comfortable in this dance...

MVFF Labs: Preschool Film Literacy

Using short stories that also have film adaptations, this class gives children an opportunity to listen to a story and then see it come to life on the...

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Tai Chi

Cut through the nonsense and noise of modern life. Come learn to move with intention: cultivate your life force, improve your balance, and expand your sense...

Tech Time

Sign up for a 30-minute one-on-one session with tech guru Chris Look and upgrade your tech literacy. You can learn how to access e-books, audio books,...

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Little Artist's Open Paint Group

Come in and use our collection of fingerpaints, assorted brushes, paints, and dot art to create a painting to take home. All ages welcome. Children under 9...

Howes House Writers

Ilmarinen Vogel, who has experience in several writing groups, will be the facilitator. He follows Ellie Bates and others before her who welcome seasonal...

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Open Pottery Studio

With Frank Creney. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Technology Help Desk

Come get help with computers, ebooks and social media with our I.T./Reference Librarian. Tuesday through Thursday by appointment. Contact the library to make...

Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is a classic, wise and time-proven way of being drawn into a relationship with God. Participants learn to develop an appreciation of the...

Open Studio Tuesdays

Artists and craftspeople, bring your unfinished project or your unrealized vision to bring it to that next level. Every class will include a free themed...

Adrenaline Music Project

For teens ages 13 to 18. Open stage jam sessions, full backline available, multi-track recording and mdid beats workstation.

Knitting Group

Cindy Bonnell, master knitter, presides over a sociable group of knitters in one of our upstairs meeting rooms here at the library. Knitters and aspiring...

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

After School Club

Read, play and finish homework with friends.

MVFF Labs: Fun with Filmmaking

Learn the basics of video production with special guests MVFF Labs. Kids ages 7 and above will try various activities, including green screen games,...

Yoga: Core & Restore

Class is structured around core stability through a variety of yoga poses with Megan Grennan.

Conditioning

Strength work with weights and conditioning using your own body weight for resistance with Kris Martin.

Special Screening: The Collective

Alex Hoye, Exec. Producer a.k.a. co-founder of Faction Skis will be on hand to introduce the film and for Q&A afterward. 2 years after the release of This...

Cycling

A fantastic cardio class based on outdoor riding with Jeannie Wright.

Pizza Night

Pizza plus company. All welcome. All ages.

Maiden: The Whitbread Race 1989

In 1989 Tracy Edwards leads the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Race, a gruelling yachting competition that covers 33,000 miles and...

RTZ Trivia

Win up to $75 in gift certificates. Hosted by Johnny "Showtime" Tiernan and Emily Hunsaker.

Writing & Poetry Series

Features open floor readings. All writers, poets, screenwriters, songwriters, novelists are invited to read new work, or to relax and enjoy the readings....

Karaoke

Hosted by none other than Johnny Showtime.

Wednesday, November 27

Total Body

Cardio fitness followed by muscle conditioning with Maria McFarland.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Play with Me Playgroup

Parent/child activity with a focus on how children learn through play with the MV Family Center. This is a facilitated playgroup, no registration is required.

Actively Aging

A fun, challenging class for seniors and beginners. Building strength, balance, stability, and confidence. With Barbra Smith.

Coffee Time

Come read today’s paper, drink some complimentary coffee (courtesy of Tony’s Market), have some pastry, and chat.

 Baby Lapsit Storytime

Come sing songs, listen to stories and play with some fun soft toys. Best suited for babies and up until age 2.

Bilingual Storytime & Craft

Join us for songs, stories and play. Each storytime offers a new craft. Bilingual books are read in English and Portuguese. Offered in collaboration with...

Wednesday Storytime

Featuring books, puppets, parachutes, movements and more.

Kids Movie Marathon

Enjoy the day off from school with a movie marathon. Screenings are at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Secret Life...

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Pickleball Beginner's Clinic

We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with taped lines if needed. All courts are inside and available for...

Ukulele Players

New or practiced, join us for music and fun and to sing along.

Kids Movie Marathon

Enjoy the day off from school with a movie marathon. Screenings are at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Secret Life...

Technology Help Desk

Come get help with computers, ebooks and social media with our I.T./Reference Librarian. Tuesday through Thursday by appointment. Contact the library to make...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. Children welcome with experienced adult supervision. This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics...

Pop-Up Origami

This is a self-led class - come enjoy crafting, conversations and company. Origami paper provided.

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

Do you experience difficulty sleeping, sudden outbursts/anger, flashbacks, nightmares, depression, emotional numbness, easily startled/frightened, trouble...

After School Crafts

We'll feature a new project every week -- just drop in. For ages 9 and up.

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

Library Book Group

Toni Morrison's book, The Source of Self-Regard. All are welcome to join the conversation. Bookmarks with selections and dates are available at the...

Yoga

It is a chance for beginners who are curious about yoga to start with the basics or for someone with a deep practice to explore slow, long-held poses and...

Cribbage Night

Six games of singles. 1st, 2nd and 3rd cash prizes.

DJ Christopher

It's the day before Thanksgiving and we invite you to leave the cooking and entertainment to us. Catch up with old friends while enjoying music by DJ...

Trivia Night

With host Dan Cassidy. Come have fun, eat and drink, and win big prizes.

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

The iconic Vineyard blues band featuring Johnny Hoy, Jeremy Berlin, Delanie Pickering and Kevin Medeiros.

Thanksgiving Eve Party

Live music with 1 Night Stand, great food, drinks and people.

Thursday, November 28

Zumba

A fusion of Latin and International dance moves that create a dynamic and exciting cardio workout.

Pilates

Floor Barre meets Pilates with total body conditioning with Liz Maclellan.

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

5K on Thanksgiving morning beginning and ending at the Oak Bluffs Police Station. Registration at MV Chowder Company beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Thanksgiving Day Eucharist

The word eucharisto, from which we get the word Eucharist, means “I give thanks.” This Thanksgiving, let us celebrate giving thanks with a liturgy of...

Thursday Strings

Drop in. All welcome. Music for strings (and others). Bring guitar, fiddle, bass, banjo, mandolin or whatever you like to play.

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Thanksgiving Dinner

Woods will be doing a buffet-style dinner, reservations are required.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Enjoy all the fixin's of a homemade Thanksgiving dinner while taking in the extraordinary view of Vineyard Haven Harbor from our cozy Tavern. Our traditional...

Thanksgiving Dinner

Enjoy all the fixin's of a homemade Thanksgiving dinner while taking in the extraordinary view of Vineyard Haven Harbor from our cozy Tavern. Our traditional...

Thanksgiving Dinner

Enjoy all the fixin's of a homemade Thanksgiving dinner while taking in the extraordinary view of Vineyard Haven Harbor from our cozy Tavern. Our traditional...

Sing-Along Cycling

Have a fun 45-minute ride singing to your favorite songs while strengthening your heart and lungs.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

November 22 - 28, 2019